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    Spike Lee Directing Doc 'Go Brazil Go' & Larry Charles Is 'The Man Who Sued God'

    With Spike Lee's Kickstarter-funded "Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus" set to premiere at the American Black Film Festival next month, the always busy filmmaker isn't stopping for a moment. He's got a handful of projects on the horizon, including comedy specials for both Katt Williams and Jerrod Carmichael, ...

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    FX Orders Billy Crystal Comedy Pilot 'The Comedians' to Series

    Billy Crystal will be returning to television for the FX comedy helmed by Larry Charles.

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    Larry Charles Will Take ‘A Walk In The Woods’ With Nick Nolte & Robert Redford

    Robert Redford would be a busy man even if he wasn't 77 years old: appearing in the forthcoming “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” in going solo Oscar-possibility “All is Lost” and lining up to star in and direct “A Walk In The Woods,” an adaptation of Bill Bryson's book about hiking the Appala...

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    Patton Oswalt & Bob Oedenkirk Fill The ‘Kitchen Sink,’ Bobby Cannavale Joins 'Annie' & More

    Originally set to be Jonah Hill’s directorial debut, the Black List-approved “Kitchen Sink”—described as “The Breakfast Club” meets “Zombieland” with vampires and an alien invasion thrown in for good measure—has beefed its cast with some solid comedic forces. Deadline is reporting that Patton Oswalt...

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    Josh Gad To Play Comedian Sam Kinision For 'Borat' Director Larry Charles In Long-Developing Biopic

    So how long has "Kinison" been kicking around? We first reported on it way back in 2008 when it was set up over at HBO with "American Splendor" team Shari Springer Bergman and Robert Pulcini tapped to adapt the book "Brother Sam" by the comedian's sibling Bill Kinison, with Tom Shadyac ("Bruce Almig...

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    FX Orders a Pilot for Billy Crystal Comedy 'The Comedians,' Written by Larry Charles

    At its upfront presentation in March, FX announced that it was launching a new channel, FXX, focused on comedy. "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "The League," "Legit" and "Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell" will shift to the sister network when it launches this fall, but there will also obviousl...

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    The Dictator—movie review

    As someone who was completely disarmed by 'Borat', then disappointed by' Bruno', I hoped Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest comedy would hit that sweet spot again, especially since he is working with his longtime collaborators, director Larry Charles and writers Alec Berg, David Mandel, and Jeff Schaffer. I...

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    Jim Carrey's French Flavored Comedy 'Pierre Pierre' Will Finally Shoot This Summer

    It's been a quiet few years for Jim Carrey. Since the release of Robert Zemeckis' "A Christmas Carol" back in 2009 in which Carrey underwent the mo-cap treatment, we've only seen him in the disappointing "Mr. Popper's Penguins." So, more accurately, it's ...

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    Sacha Baron Cohen's Dual Role, Saddam Hussein Inspired Comedy 'The Dictator' Hits May 11, 2012

    It's been a couple of years since "Bruno" and if you've been feeling an absence of Sacha Baron Cohen on the big screen, that's all about to change. Of course, he has a role in Martin Scorsese's 3D family film "Hugo Cabret" set to hit at the end of the year, and now, his high concept comedy "The Dict...

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    Larry Charles Takes On Directing Gig For Sacha Baron Cohen's Dual-Role Picture, 'The Dictator'

    Paramount Project Sees Comedian Playing Both A Foreign Dictator & A Goat Herder Who Get Lost In The U.S.Despite the box-office disappointment* that was "Brüno," Sacha Baron Cohen is still commanding high figures these days and is very much in demand. For his next project, Paramount agreed to give th...

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